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05:44 EST 11th February 2016 | BioPortfolio

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Hypernatremia in the elderly

Stroke CVA

A stroke is a cerebrovascular accident that results in inadequate blood flow to part of the brain, starving it of oxygen and causing immediate and irreversible changes to the neurones. If affects 15...

Vascular Dementia

Vascular Dementia accounts for 25% of all dementias (the second most commen cause after Alzheimers. It is the cumulative effects of many small strokes - patients often have evidence of vascular path...

Pseudomonas aeruginosa Vaccines

Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic gram-negative bacteria that lives in soil, water, and even in environments like hot tubs. For most healthy people, this bacteria seldom poses a problem. Pse...

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia CLL

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia is a disease in which mature lymphocytes become cancerous and gradually replace normal cells in lymph nodes. CLL mainly affects elderly males in North America and Europe...

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Undiagnosed AF, Strokes May Be Common in HF With Preserved EF

Subclinical strokes in HFpEF could have other causes, "but it's very suggestive that there's atrial fibrillation that we've missed," say researchers, proposing such patients be screened ...

Neuro News Roundup: Stroke

The following slides discuss strokes: the role of job stress and the stress doctors feel when treating cryptogenic strokes.

Caffeine may chip a couple strokes off golf score

(Reuters Health) - A moderate dose of caffeine may help combat fatigue and shave about two strokes off the scores of skilled collegiate players, according to a small study.

Tissue Plasminogen Activator for Severe Stroke?

In a large observational study of patients who received tPA, parenchymal hemorrhage was no more frequent in patients with the most severe strokes than in those with more moderate strokes.

Lyme Disease Presenting As Multiple Ischaemic Strokes

This unusual case highlights the need to consider CNS Lyme vasculitis in patients with cryptogenic strokes, particularly those who are younger and who come from areas where Lyme disease is endemic. ...

Researchers study differences in ischemic stroke in marijuana users

A new study found strokes in young adults who use marijuana are more likely to be caused by stenosis, narrowing of the arteries, in the skull than strokes in non-users.

CKD In the elderly - disease, or disease label

Around half of people aged over 75 meet the diagnostic criteria for chronic kidney disease (CKD), but there is debate about what this means for patients as only a proportion of elderly people with CK...

Standardized approach makes outpatient thyroid surgery safe for even the elderly, super-elderly

(Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University) A standardized treatment approach that starts with good screening and ends with patients going home to well-prepared caregivers, means outpat...

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Symptoms of Insomnia and Sleep Duration and Their Association with Incident Strokes: Findings from the Population-Based MONICA/KORA Augsburg Cohort Study.

To examine the relationship between symptoms of insomnia and sleep duration and incident total (non-fatal plus fatal) strokes, non-fatal strokes, and fatal strokes in a large cohort of men and women f...

Comparative analysis of survival between elderly and non-elderly severe sepsis and septic shock resuscitated patients.

Objective To compare outcomes between elderly (≥65 years old) and non-elderly (

Effect of toothbrushes and denture brushes on heat-polymerized acrylic resins.

It is important to choose an appropriate brush for denture cleaning to prevent damage to the surface properties of prosthetic devices. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the abrasiveness of too...

Sexual function after strokes.

Strokes are the second leading cause of death and the third leading cause of disability worldwide. Thanks in part to better and more available diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation, the vast majori...

In-Hospital Ischemic Stroke.

Between 2.2% and 17% of all strokes have symptom onset during hospitalization in a patient originally admitted for another diagnosis or procedure. These in-hospital strokes represent a unique populati...

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